Abobra tenuifolia

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Abobra tenuifolia (Gillies) Cogn.

Cucurbitaceae

Life form: climber

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: berry

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Violanae
Ordo:
Cucurbitales

Abobra tenuifolia is a climber.

Naming

Abobra tenuifolia was already described and the name validly published by William Jackson Hooker and George Arnott Walker Arnott based on a prior description by John Gillies. It was Célestin Alfred Cogniaux, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Abobra tenuifolia is the only species in the genus Abobra which belongs to the family of the Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Abobra tenuifolia is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

The climbers carry ornamental berries.

Root System

Distribution

Abobra tenuifolia is native to Argentina and Uruguay.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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